Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockAyinger Celebrator Doppelbock
6,528 Ratings
Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockAyinger Celebrator Doppelbock

Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2001

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a dark black with amber highlights and a thin brown 1-finger head that quickly dissipates and leaves a wispy lace and a slight trail down the glass.

S: Sweet caramel aroma with a great malty scent.

T: Smooth, dark, rich ale with a generous sweetness and a dominate caramel flavor. Great toasted malt background and mild hop bitterness.

M: Very strong and boozy. Medium body and minimal carbonation.

O: Awesome dobbledock. Smooth and flavorful and went down way too easy.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - A very ornate 330ml bottle with a white plastic goat trinket tied around the neck on a red elastic string. Nice decoration for something bar-related. Poured a dark black color. When held up to a strong light from behind, appeared more of a burgandy color. Poured reasonably cool from about two hours refrigerated. A two-finger head formed that resolved into a thin layer. Glass was rinsed prior to the pour which (I'm sure) hindered the head formation. Thin carbonation.

Smell - Chocolate aroma with a roasted malt presence. Nice warm aroma with a slight sweet bit as well.

Taste - Nice malty taste, plain and simple. The roasted/chocolate presence is felt in each swig. There is a comfortable hoppy bite at the end, but it is well balanced and does not come as a suprise. This is one dense/malt-fest. Had I not known this was a doppel, I would have picked this as an Irish stout!! This is a meal.

Mouthfeel - Wow, this fills your mouth and palate with goodness. Very dense and very heavy (but in a good way). Giving a swish doesn't stimulate an overly carbonated "bite", but at the same time creates an even fuller mouth presence.

Drinkability - Dangerously drinkable!! This is one fine doppel. I will very much have this as part of my stable of offerings. I only hope my guests are worth it!!

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Had it at the Flying Saucer Beerfeast in Sugar Land, Texas.

All the typical DPB flavors. Really was great. Had to go back for more on this one at the festival.

I wish I could have tried it side by side with Real Ale's 16th anniversary Dopplebock. Would love to compare them head to head.

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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Beer rating: 4.34 out of 5 with 6,528 ratings
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